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Art of Propaganda

By Nathan Kiwere Following the social and political mayhem that was engendered by the botched 2007 general elections in neighbouring Kenya, politicians and the public went into an unprecedented frenzy, outshouting each other to prove culpability in what turned out to be a national festival of hooliganism. As they say, …

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Budget to unlock Uganda’s Tourism potential

Matia Kasaija, the nominee to head the Ministry of Finance, has highlighted the importance of tourism to the Uganda economy, outlining new measures to enhance performance in the sector. In his Uganda budget speech on Wednesday, Kasaija revealed that government is allocating Sh188.8 billion to the sector next financial year …

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Chimp news and more from Uganda …

ATC News by Wolfgang H. Thome On 26th-28th May 2016, Chimpanzee Trust organized a Wildlife Art Exhibition ”Jewels of the Jungle” as a fundraising platform for the Chimp medical ward at Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This was a collaborative creative process with artists, Taga Nuwagaba (UG), Barbara Hollweg an American …

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Jewels of the Jungle

By Nathan Kiwere When 19th century French Romanticism painter, Jean-Louis Andre Theodore Gericault and his ilk rebelled against Neo-Classical art in Europe, they were driven by the belief in the exaltation of the senses and emotions over reason and intellect. To this end, they were able to martial a small …

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Martyrs Day Walk set for Sunday

The Kiyinda-Mityana diocese together with the Uganda Episcopal Conference and the Uganda Tourism Board have organised a faith-based walk on Sunday May 22. The walk and Martyrs Day activities will be marketed globally. Martyrs Day, to celebrate the martyrdom of Uganda’s martyrs, attracts national, regional and international visitors annually. Organisers …

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